fade in. exterior-- night. a lone cop sits in a patrol car, gazing up at the moon. suddenly, a flash of light appears in the sky, and a flaming meteor plummets to the earth. all right. now we're cooking. alan? mia? i thought that was you. what a nice surprise. uh, didn't you move back to new york with your husband? we did, but then split up, and i came back here. oh, i'm sorry to hear that. i mean, not that you moved back here, but that it didn't work out. you're kidding. no, no, she moved in and everything. good for him. hmm! so, where are you living now? what do you mean? you know, since charlie's fiancée moved in, i assumed... you look great, alan. thank you-- you, too.